liberation


liberation
/lib'euh ray"sheuhn/, n.
1. the act of liberating or the state of being liberated.
2. the act or fact of gaining equal rights or full social or economic opportunities for a particular group.
[1400-50; late ME < L liberation- (s. of liberatio), equiv. to liberat(us) (see LIBERATE) + -ion- -ION]

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(as used in expressions)
People's Liberation Army
Harakat al Tahrir al WaTani al FilasTini Palestine National Liberation Movement
Popular Front for the Liberation of Saguia el Hamra and Río de Oro
Popular Front for the Liberation of Oman
Dhofar Liberation Front

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